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HUNT MUSEUM DOCENT BLOG SERIES – A DIVINE MAKEOVER

Keywords: Egyptian, Roman, Goddess, Gods, Horus, Isis, Greek, Greco-Roman, Hellenisation, symbolism,breastfeeding, kingship, Alexandria.   By Grace Cantillon 3 minutes to read Figure 1 - Carving of Isis Suckling Horus, Hunt Museum, HCM 102 Copyright: Public Domain When the Greeks, under Alexander the Great, conquered Egypt in 330 BC, they embraced the [...]

HUNT MUSEUM DOCENT BLOG SERIES – A DIVINE MAKEOVER2019-05-13T12:08:22+00:00

HUNT MUSEUM DOCENT BLOG SERIES – Tea with the Hare

By Dolores McBurnie, Hunt Museum Docent, 2 minutes to read Keywords: Hare, March Hare, symbolism, Ming, porcelain, tea ceremony, Japanese, Zen, longevity, immortality, Taoism Fig. 1      Sweetmeat Dish in the form of a Hare.    Item Code MG 116 B       Public Domain, click here for object link Fig 2       [...]

HUNT MUSEUM DOCENT BLOG SERIES – Tea with the Hare2019-03-11T15:44:21+00:00

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